Craft Beer’s Purchasing Cooperative

Get the purchasing power of a million + barrel brewery!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nation’s Only Craft-Brewer Owned Cooperative

The Independent Brewers Alliance is a community of over 270 craft brewers with combined production over 1-million barrels, giving members the purchasing power of some of the largest regional breweries. And we leverage that power to save members money on raw materials and operational expenses. Savings programs currently include cans, lids, chemicals, labels, hops, hose, PPE, all kinds of packaging, branded glassware, apparel, kegs, cartons, freight, office supplies, design services, insurance, consulting services, payroll processing and much more.

Our staff does the negotiating with leading industry suppliers. Brewers participate only in the savings programs that are right for their brewery. Brewers who join as Member-Owners can easily recoup their cost of membership and more by participating in just one savings program. And brewers who join our Affiliate Program can access some of our most popular programs while paying no dues at all. See a complete list of member savings programs.

The IBA is currently accepting applications from qualified craft brewers.  If you want to learn more, including how much your brewery could save, or apply for membership, contact Laurie at laurie@brewersalliance.org or fill out our easy, no-obligation member application.

What Our Brewers Say
“I can’t believe how much money we are saving through IBA! It’s unbelievable! We will definitely be looking into more of the IBA programs soon. Can’t thank you enough for what you guys do.”
– Dylan Sultzer, Brew Master, Defiance Brewing 1,100 Barrel Brewery

“Our brewery has seen flat to declining sales and increasing costs. That’s where the IBA comes in. It’s negotiated pricing in a number of areas we could never have gotten on our own. The savings pay the cost of our membership many times over.
     – Dan Barrett, Controller, Upland Brewing – 15,000 Barrel Brewery

“The IBA is saving us money on every can – money that we plow right back into our marketing program to keep our business strong and growing.”
     – John Haggerty, Brew Master, Warped Wing Brewery – 8,000 Barrels

“With the IBA working on my behalf I now have buying power I could only dream of with my current barrelage. This takes the pressure off me to grow barrels to get better pricing.”
      – Mike McGarvey, CEO and Founder, 3 Stars Brewing Company – 7,000 Barrels 

Read more about cooperatives in general and the history of the Independent Brewers Alliance craft beer cooperative.

 

 

 

 

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